New wave or second stage? Attitudes of college women toward feminism

@article{Renzetti1987NewWO,
  title={New wave or second stage? Attitudes of college women toward feminism},
  author={Claire M. Renzetti},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={1987},
  volume={16},
  pages={265-277}
}
  • C. Renzetti
  • Published 1 March 1987
  • Psychology, Education
  • Sex Roles
The attitudes of female subjects toward gender roles, gender inequality, and the women's movement were measured using a 24-item attitudinal inventory. Subjects tended to hold nontraditional but only moderately feminist attitudes toward gender roles. They were, however, highly aware of gender inequality and supportive of the women's movement, although they were also reluctant to identify themselves as feminists. T tests revealed that subjects most supportive of feminism were advanced students… 

Gender Role Identity and Attitudes Toward Feminism

In this study we examined relationships among gender role identity, support for feminism, nontraditional gender roles, and willingness to consider oneself a feminist in a sample of college students

College students' stereotypes of gender and political activism

Previous research has investigated gender stereotypes and attitudes toward feminists. Little attention has been paid, however, to assessing public sentiment toward supporters of the emerging Men's

Predictors of feminist social identity among college women

This study employed constructs derived from theories of social identity and collective action to test predictors of feminist social identity. The sample consisted of 95 Anglos, 36 African-Americans,

Gender Role and Feminism Revisited: A Follow-Up Study

In this follow-up to our earlier study (Toller, Suter, & Trautman, Gender role identity and attitudes towards feminism, Sex Roles, 51, 85–90, 2004) we examine the interrelationships among gender

The F Word: College Students’ Definitions of a Feminist

Research indicates that most people espouse feminist ideologies, yet very few self-identify as feminists. This article examines the discrepancy between agreement with feminist principles and lack of

Changes in Attitudes Toward Women's Roles: Predicting Gender-Role Traditionalism Among College Students

National college student data derived from the 1996 Cooperative Institutional Research Program Freshman Survey and the 2000 College Student Survey were used to assess longitudinal changes in

Measuring Feminism and Gender Role Attitudes

Attitudes toward feminism may be viewed as existing on a larger continuum of attitudes toward women and women’s roles. One part of this continuum was examined in our recent special issue of

Predictors of feminist self-labeling

This study investigated the relations of demographic and attitudinal variables on self-labeling as a feminist. Male (N=22) and female (N=83) primarily white (79%) college students and other adults

What is Feminism? College Students’ Definitions and Correlates

Feminism may have different meanings to different people. Three Texas college student samples (N = 272, N = 156, N = 404) were surveyed and provided information about their definitions of feminism as

Feminism in Scotland: Self-identification and stereotypes

A questionnaire concerned with gender issues was completed by 2029 women and 2137 men students at a Scottish University. Of the women respondents, 1252 answered a question about whether they thought
...

References

SHOWING 1-9 OF 9 REFERENCES

Some Correlates of Feminism

To look at attitudinal and demographic characteristics of individuals who support or oppose the aims of the women's movement, a feminism scale, several measures of autonomy, and a questionnaire

Feminists and traditionalists: An attitudinal comparison

Comparisons are made between self-identified feminists and traditionalists on an attitudinal inventory scale. Feminists are found to display a more consistent sex-role ideology as measured by

Sexist Students in American Colleges: A Descriptive Note.

In the last decade and a half, the movement for the equality of women in American society has been growing in support, in action, and in results. Perhaps unparalleled even by the significant strides

You say potato and I say potahto: Attitudes toward feminism as a function of its subject-selected label

Male and female subjects were given an unlabeled definition of feminism, asked which of four labels they were most likely to use in reference to it, and asked to rate the defined concept on a variety

Attributed reasons for support of the feminist movement as a function of attractiveness

Male and female subjects were shown photographs of attractive and unattractive women. They were asked to indicate, for each photograph, the main reason why they thought the woman in the photograph

Causes and consequences of sex-role attitudes and attitude change.

TLDR
A review of the literature on assignment of responsibility for an accident, small claims, complex disputes and small claims literature from 1947 to 1975.

The Second Stage